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Look who I ran in to???

The lovely Lisa Mansour New York Cake Academy. It’s that time of year to start purchasing my holiday cookie needs and  I ran over to her store for a few cookie baking things. 105 more words


Scratching An Itch

Husb and I spent the evening at a very useful ‘Make And Market’ event at the new Galerie Simpson on Swansea’s High Street. We had 4 very interesting speakers, two visual artists and two creative IT people, and networking over fabulous nibbles afterwards. 105 more words


A few Festive things to do this weekend (with the mother-in-law)

With the mother-in-law flying in from Ireland at the weekend  for the annual pre-Christmas visit I’ve been on the look out for some festive family days out.   642 more words

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Looking for a different way to burn calories? Check out CORE Fitness

Looking for ways to burn off all the calories you will be in-taking during Thanksgiving? CORE Fitness offers a different way to burn calories. According to their website, CORE Fitness specializes in strengthening the body from within. 178 more words

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Book review: The Ancient Curse - Valerio Massimo Manfredi

I understand Manfredi has written a number of classically-inspired works; this is the first I have read. It roams a little outside the usual realm of these things, because it decides to play not with the Romans but with the… 853 more words

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Fungi update

My dog walk yesterday took me past the open area where in the past I have seen a fairy ring of toadstools. I saw fungi there again a couple of weeks ago, growing not in a ring, but in a number of arcs. 220 more words


In search of the Budai

Someone told me that to rub the tummy of a Buddha brings you good fortune. I don’t actually have a Buddha myself, maybe because I was raised Presbyterian. 371 more words

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